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Lifelines™ Cancer Education Series: Resources for Multicultural Media

Lifelines™ Lung Cancer

This page contains articles and videos about lung cancer. We encourage downloading and reprinting the articles and reposting the videos.  

Lung Cancer Awareness

These articles are a Q&A interview with Dr. Christopher Lathan M.D., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Dr. Lathan treats patients with lung disease. 

African Americans  (PDF - 359KB)

Hispanics/Latinos  (PDF - 360KB)

Popular in African American Community, Menthol Cigarettes & Flavored Cigars No less Addictive or Deadly

This article talks about the popularity and danger of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars in the African American community, which experiences death from lung cancer more than any other cancer.

African Americans (PDF - 420KB)

Lung Cancer: Know the Facts

These articles discuss the primary cause of lung cancer, smoking. 

African Americans  (PDF - 359KB)

Hispanics/Latinos  (PDF - 360KB)

LGBT Community: Cancer and Smoking

Information on smoking and cancer in the LGBT community and where to get help with quitting.

LGBT (PDF - 152KB)

A Look at Smoking among Hispanic Americans

This article describes the health risks of smoking, highlights special issues for this population, and offers resources on quitting.

Hispanics/Latinos  (PDF - 79KB)


Lung Cancer Awareness

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Dr. Pebbles Fagan, who served as a Health Scientist in the Tobacco Control Research Branch at NCI, discusses tobacco-related deaths and lung cancer, particularly as it affects African American men.

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